After thirty minutes break at Gurung Hill its time to head back to the trail… The succeeding hike remains to be both easy and pleasant. Any trail surrounded by trees is good for me and to make thing even better for most part it is a walk downhill. With residue of light snowfall on the […]Read more "Prayer Flags and Coffee Breaks: From Ghorepani to Tadapani, Day Three Hiking in Nepal"
My backpack and I are now officially one entity. It is a part of me and I have the utmost belief that I could possibly do anything with this excess baggage on my back. Another six hours hike I needed to endure, with my aching body partially rested from an overnight stay at the village […]Read more "Clear Skies and Snow Capped Annapurna Mountains at Gurung Hill: Beginning of Day Three Hiking in Nepal"
It takes 365 steps to reach the top but for those like me who had a day trip agreement with a taxi driver to bring me places around Kathmandu, I think I only climbed less than a 100 steps. Reaching the topmost part, I was greeted by the watchful Stupa’s eye, the monkeys residing at […]Read more "Holy Monkeys of Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal"
I received a bad news. The Nepal-Tibet border was closed for foreign travelers; this according to the many travel agents in Thamel that I talked to, which according to them is based on the latest decision from China. They said that maybe after a week or so, China will change their mind again but without […]Read more "Largest Stupa, Prayer Wheels & Tibetan Exiles at Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal"